Stories tagged “dare”

  • am rating

    They get the short end of the stick. They get shafted. They get the raw end of the deal. They take it on the chin. They take a licking and keep on ticking. They bend over backwards. They draw the short straw-um, i mean they ward the shorts warts.

  • Dare to... (Mature)

    Michael called us all together; he was always the leader always the one we followed. I do not mean that in the puppy dog kind of way, he just had that glint in his eye, that smile that you knew no matter what – what ever he said next would end up bei...

    • Author: DrDalim
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Name That Tune, Part 1

    He had walked thirty miles to kill a man. Martill strode firmly across the dale, but his eyes were tired and he had no smile nor gleam for his men. They bore hearts hardened to their work, as did he. He had no desire to kill this man, but honor and dut...

  • Name That Tune, Part 2

    He used his axe as a walking staff for the march from his halls, but now the strength of light coming from above the next rise hearkened to the arrival at his place of employment. The rings of metal in Martill’s gloves rang against the brass fitt...

  • Name That Tune, Part 3

    Vann, his lieutenant, signaled to the unit leaders to double-time. It was their standard raid deployment – used to terrify. If a commander wanted to win efficiently, he deployed his troops in waves, with reinforcements to support momentary weakne...

  • Name That Tune, Part 4

    “Vann? How rich am I?” The question was a ritual. “You have wealth unequaled, sir. Of all freelords of the king, you have the most spoils and been given the most from the king’s coffers.” “Does it matter?” R...

  • Name That Tune, Conclusion

    Martill had long ago become tired of straining his voice to order the final attack. His men knew the signal flare, and boomed forth off the ridgeline and down towards the village. Martill held for a second, waiting for the vanguard to pass him. It was ...

    • Author: TextMason
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I Dare You

    I dare you To take the risk, To be yourself, To be honest, To show me your world. I don’t ask for A knight in shinning armor Or the perfect man. All I need is a getaway With someone who Can take my breath away Just by caring, Just by being here. ...

  • Arabesque, Suggest, Acquiesce (Version 1)

    Roderick took the quiet mumbles as permission to continue his self expression, which he did with gusto. His mother flopped down at the dining room table, sifting through bills without actually seeing any of them. Her mind clanked painfully over punishm...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 5 years ago.